Inter-Christian relations

22.09.2016 0:26

The 14th Plenary Session of the Joint Commission for Theological Dialogue between the Orthodox Church and the Roman Catholic Church completes its work

The 14th Plenary Session of the Joint Commission for Theological Dialogue between the Orthodox Church and the Roman Catholic Church completes its work The 14th Plenary Session of the Joint Commission for Theological Dialogue between the Orthodox Church and the Roman Catholic Church completed its work in Chieti, Italy.
20.09.2016 9:37

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk meets with President of the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity Cardinal Kurt Koch

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk meets with President of the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity Cardinal Kurt Koch On September 19, 2016, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate’s department for external church relations (DECR), met with Cardinal Kurt Koch, president of the Pontifical Council for Christian Unity, in Chieti, where the Joint Commission for Theological Dialogue between the Orthodox Church and the Roman Catholic Church…
17.09.2016 11:44

Metropolitan Hilarion: Unia remains the major stumbling block to Orthodox-Catholic dialogue

Metropolitan Hilarion: Unia remains the major stumbling block to Orthodox-Catholic dialogue On 16 September 2016, the 14th plenary session of the Joint International Commission for Theological Dialogue between the Orthodox Church and the Roman Catholic Church began its work in Chieti, Italy.
15.09.2016 16:37

Meeting between DECR chairman and Secretary of State of the Holy See takes places in Vatican

Meeting between DECR chairman and Secretary of State of the Holy See takes places in Vatican On 15 September 2016, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, met with Pietro Cardinal Parolin, Secretary of State of the Holy See.
15.09.2016 16:18

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk meets with Pope Francis of Rome

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk meets with Pope Francis of Rome On September 15, 2016, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate’s department for external church relations (DECR) met with Pope Francis of Rome at the Apostolic Palace in the Vatican.
12.09.2016 14:34

Archbishop Feofan of Berlin and Germany meets with President of German Catholic Bishops’ Conference Cardinal Reinhard Marx

Archbishop Feofan of Berlin and Germany meets with President of German Catholic Bishops’ Conference Cardinal Reinhard Marx On September 7, 2016, Archbishop Feofan of Berlin and Germany met with the President of the German Bishops’ Conference Cardinal Reinhard Marx, Archbishop of Munich and Freising, in Munich.
06.09.2016 12:38

Meeting of the Churches in Europe working group of the St. Petersburg Dialogue Russian-German forum

Meeting of the Churches in Europe working group of the St. Petersburg Dialogue Russian-German forum On September 5, 2016, the Churches in Europe working group of the St. Petersburg Russian-German forum of civil societies met at the Moscow Patriarchate’s department for external church relations (DECR).
02.09.2016 22:40

Bishop Tikhon of Podolsk takes part in celebrations marking the commemoration day of St Stephen the King of Hungary

Bishop Tikhon of Podolsk takes part in celebrations marking the commemoration day of St Stephen the King of Hungary Bishop Tikhon of Podolsk, administrator of the dioceses of Vienna, Austria and Hungary, has completed his archpastoral visit to Hungary and Austria.
25.08.2016 17:55

Metropolitan Hilarion expresses condolences to the President of Italian Bishops’ Conference over earthquake in central Italy

Metropolitan Hilarion expresses condolences to the President of Italian Bishops’ Conference over earthquake in central Italy Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, expressed condolences to the President of the Italian Bishops’ Conference, Angelo Cardinal Bagnasco, over the earthquake in central Italy.
21.08.2016 8:45

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill greets the head of Armenian Apostolic Church with his 65th birthday

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill greets the head of Armenian Apostolic Church with his 65th birthday The Primate of the Russian Orthodox Church sent a message of greetings to His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians, on his 65th birthday.
21.08.2016 8:43

DECR chairman sends message of greetings to Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians on his 65th birthday

DECR chairman sends message of greetings to Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians on his 65th birthday Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, greeted the head of the Armenian Apostolic Church with his 65th birthday.
02.08.2016 13:56

Delegation of the Russian Orthodox Church attend World Youth Day events in Krakow

Delegation of the Russian Orthodox Church attend World Youth Day events in Krakow On July 24, 2016, with the blessing of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia and at the invitation of the Archbishop of Krakow Cardinal Stanislaw Dziwisz, a delegation of the Russian Orthodox Church led by Metropolitan Isidore of Smolensk and Roslavl arrived in Krakow for the 21st…
30.07.2016 2:12

Representatives of Russian Orthodox Church, Serbian Orthodox Church and Roman Catholic Church in Slovenia hold talks in Ljubljana

Representatives of Russian Orthodox Church, Serbian Orthodox Church and Roman Catholic Church in Slovenia hold talks in Ljubljana The hierarchs noted the fruitful development of relations between the Roman Catholic Church and the Russian Orthodox Church.
26.07.2016 19:27

Patriarch Kirill’s condolences over attack on a church and murder of a Catholic priest in Rouen suburb

Patriarch Kirill’s condolences over attack on a church and murder of a Catholic priest in Rouen suburb His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia has extended condolences over the seizure of hostages and murder of Catholic priest Jacques Hamel in Rouen suburb in northern France.
26.07.2016 19:20

DECR chairman sends condolences over the tragedy in Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray

DECR chairman sends condolences over the tragedy in Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray In a message to the Archbishop of Rouen Dominique Lebrun, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate’s department for external church relations, expressed condolences over the death of Catholic priest Jacques Hamal in the hands of terrorists at the church of Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray in northern France.
23.07.2016 20:07

Festive night devoted to Metropolitan Hilarion’s 50th birthday

Festive night devoted to Metropolitan Hilarion’s 50th birthday On July 22, 2016, a festive night devoted to the 50th birthday of Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate’s department for external church relations (DECR), rector of the Ss Cyril and Methodius Institute of Post-Graduate Studies (CMI) and chairman of the Synodal Biblical and Theological Commission, took…
16.07.2016 20:01

15th Russian-German Forum of Civil Societies “Petersburg Dialogue”

15th Russian-German Forum of Civil Societies “Petersburg Dialogue” The Churches in Europe working group held a meeting as part of the forum on the theme “The Role of Youth in Forming the Future of Society and Churches in Russia and Germany”.
08.07.2016 10:27

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with a delegation of Urbi et Orbi Catholic foundation

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with a delegation of Urbi et Orbi Catholic foundation On July 7, 2016, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate’s department for external church relations (DECR), met with a delegation the Catholic foundation Urbi et Orbi led by Dr. Robert Moynihan, editor-in-chief of the Inside the Vatican magazine, at the DECR.
07.07.2016 19:32

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill sends condolences to Primate of the Coptic Church over the murder of priest Rafael Moussa

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill sends condolences to Primate of the Coptic Church over the murder of priest Rafael Moussa His Holiness Patriarch Kirill expressed his compassion and support to the relatives and spiritual children of Father Rafael.
22.06.2016 23:45

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill’s letter on the occasion of the terrorist attack in Qamishli

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill’s letter on the occasion of the terrorist attack in Qamishli His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia sent the following letter to His Holiness Mar Ignatios Aphrem II, Patriarch of the Syriac Orthodox Church, on the occasion of the terrorist attack at Al-Qamishli in Syria.
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